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Cennini (c. 1370 - c. 1440)

Cover of an 1922 English translation of Cennini's The Book of Art Cover of an 1922 English translation of Cennini's The Book of Art

Cennino d'Andrea Cennini was an Italian painter who also produced patterns for embroidery and lace. He is most famous for his book, Il libro dell’Arte, which includes details of various painting techniques then in current use.

Translation: CENNINI, C.d'A. The Craftsmen's Handbook: The Italian 'Il Libro dell'Arte', trans. D.V. Thompson, New York 1960

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 29 May 2016).

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